The Deep South USA Blog
Obsessed with 'The Queen's Gambit'? You'll love this Retro Hotel Room in Lexington, Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky, is known around the world for the sport of kings, horse racing. It is, after all, the Horse Capital of the World. But thanks to a 1983 novel by local author Walter Tevis - and an assist from a hit Netflix series - it’s now gaining notoriety for the sport of queens...and knights...and pawns.
What's New in Kentucky
Kentucky Tourism have shared all the latest news from attractions, arts & culture to culinary, horses and music - with of course some Bourbon thrown in too!
This week marks the 65th anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott
65 years ago, Rosa Parks' arrest ignited the civil rights movement and led to yearlong Montgomery Bus Boycott, culminating with the Supreme Court's decision to strike down segregation laws on public transportation.
Christmas in the Bluegrass State
The Bluegrass Region is great to visit at any time of the year, but in this blog we want to tell you what the region has planned for the holidays and why visiting at Christmas can be so magical.
A Traditional Southern Thanksgiving & Christmas Menu
With Thanksgiving just around the corner and Christmas coming up we wanted to share some traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas recipes to give you some new inspiration this year.
Make up for lost time, holiday at your own pace in 2021
With so many travel plans thwarted in 2020, everyone is eagerly looking for holiday ideas for 2021. How about taking the long-awaited RV road trip you’ve always dreamed of and discover the culture, Southern cuisine and hospitality of the Deep South at your own pace, starting with Alabama...
Halloween in Tennessee
Across Tennessee there are plenty of haunted experiences and ghostly hotels to include in future Halloween holiday plans. Including exploring the haunted side of history during the Hermitage Ghost Tours.
Exploring the Red River Gorge in Kentucky
The Red River Gorge is known as one of Kentucky’s greatest treasures, and in recent years it has also gained popularity for being the perfect outdoor destination. Featuring unforgettable scenic drives, hiking trails, premier rock climbing and areas to fish, kayak, swim and mountain bike. The Gorge is just a nature lover’s dream!
The Spooky Side of the South
With summer firmly in the rear-view, and the leaves beginning to fall from the trees, it is fast approaching the spookiest time of year. Explore some of the fiendish offerings that can be found across our destinations below. Here are some spooky holiday ideas to start planning for Halloween 2021. Carry on reading at your own peril but we have a reasonable share of ghosts, voodoo and paranormal stories!
12 Unique Autumn Festivals In Louisiana You Won’t Find Anywhere Else
When the humidity starts to lower in Louisiana you can say that autumn – or fall as they say in the States - has officially arrived; the Saints are in the Superdome and the kids are back in school. Which means it’s time for Fall Festivals. Louisiana has some amazing festivals in the entire country. Here are 12 of the best and most unique…